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NBC
Jan 7, 2010 4:00pm EST
boarding a plane for america and the steps we're going to take to prevent that from happening again. janet napolitano will discuss her review of aviation screening, technology and procedures. how that terrorist boarded that plane with explosives that could have killed nearly 300 innocent people, and how we'll strengthen aviation security going forward. today i want to just briefly summarize their conclusions and the steps that i've ordered to address them. in our ever-changer world, america's first line of defense is timely, accurate intelligence that is shared, integrated, analyzed, and acted upon quickly and effectively. that's what the intelligence reforms after the 9/11 attacks largely achieved. that's what our intelligence community does every day. but unfortunately, that's not what happened in the lead-up to christmas day. it's now clear that shortcongs occurred in three broad and compounding ways. first, although our intelligence community had learned a great deal about the al qaeda affiliate in yemen called al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, we knew that they sought to strik
NBC
Jan 5, 2010 4:00pm EST
out there defending america, the men and women, the young and the more senior, are very courageous people and they deserve good medical care. >> reporter: his family is supporting his decision because the military has been a common thread for all five of his children, including these two sons who are now west point cad cadets. >> it is difficult. because it's been going on for so long the conflict has been going on for so long. the injuries are life-changing. so that part is hard. >> reporter: he knows that working in an o.r. in a war zone will be a completely different experience from the safety of a d.c. hospital. it's a huge challenge but one with great rewards. >> in some ways, there are no issues of insurance and all of that sort of situation. in medicine it's really just take care of the patient, which is what we all signed on as doctors in the first place to do. >> reporter: doreen gentzler, news4 washington. >> he expects to be in afrg for about three months and he is expecting his own children in the military to deploy in the near future as well. >>> the u.s. has reopened
NBC
Jan 18, 2010 4:00pm EST
all of these things. there came another appeal to corporate america, specifically to companies with large air pleats. officials are asking to transport relief suppliesupplie. >> now, the greater washington hate pi relief committee is looking for volunteers and medical call supplies. the group says volunteers are needed to help load and unload trucks of supplies and sort them over at the warehouse despieds d.c. general hospital. be sure to stay with news and nbcwashington.com for the latest on the earthquake in haiti. continuing coverage coming up right here tonight. pat? >> new at 4:00 p.m., a manassas park police captain resigned his position a day after being arrested for stealing. he was the police department's third in command. he was arrested on saturday on charges of stealing a dale city fire department's suv. mosher has been charged with felony grand larceny and misdemeanor petty parseny. -- larceny. police are still investigating the case. arlington county police say there's an investigation under way after their officers used a stun gun on a man who later died. here's a pic
NBC
Jan 20, 2010 4:00pm EST
message from america on several issues. >> they don't want this health care bill. it's pretty darn clear. >> reporter: president obama's urging lawmakers to focus now on areas where they agree. >> there are a number of different ways to do this. >> we heard, we will heed, we will move forward with their considerations in mind. but we will move forward for health care. >> reporter: harry reid says they'll wait to vote on health care until brown is sworn in after republicans and the president warned against a big rush. >> you may have more votes than we do, but if you do it all by yourself, the public probably isn't going to buy it. >> reporter: the latest poll seems to support that. a majority of americans oppose the president's health reform plan, calling it the most negative thing about his first year. but interestingly, health care is not the biggest issue for voters right now, at least according to our poll. it ranks fourth behind jobs, terrorism, and the deficit. live from capitol hill, i'm tracie potts. >> thank you. >>> today marks the one-year anniversary since president oba
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 4:00pm EST
returned to baltimore from a four-month mission to latin america and the caribbean back in august. the primary mission for the ship this time is to provide a mobile flexible and rapidly responsive medical assistance effort. no word on how long the comfort will be located in haiti. >>> there were two americans trapped in the rubble. one of them is the wife of a former nbc4 intern who was traveling about 100 miles from port-au-prince when the quake struck. jillian thorpe is working in haiti as a missionary. her husband, frank thorpe, told the "today" what he found when he arrived on the scene. >> we came here as soon as we could. we got here. my wife and also one other person were trapped. we were really lucky because there's a staff that works here, a haitian staff. and they had already started to -- they dug a hole through the concrete ceiling of this house where they were caught and we went in and i pulled her out. it took us -- it took them hours and hours. she was in there for ten hours. it took them hours to get her out. jillian is doing okay. she has a -- some major bruises and sh
NBC
Jan 21, 2010 4:00pm EST
bank of america account. sarah league knows angela got duped. she owns a real mystery shopping company that she runs out of her home. >> it's not going to just hand you a cck and say here's your money. do with it what you want. >> reporter: she says mystery shopping companies don't reach out to individuals. you approach them and have to go through on interview process. >> they will say you're allowed to spend up to this amount of money on these specific proje products. we'll reimburse you with a paid receipt and pay you an additional fee of and they set the dollar amount for your report. >> reporter: all of that is spelled out in the contract you'll sign. if you really want to get into the biz, pick up the mystery shopper's manual by kathy stucker who had 20-plus years in the industry. but don't expect to make tons of money doing this very detailed work. >> sometimes it's zero dollars. i'd say on average to maybe 20 or $30. >> reporter: angela never got to be a mystery shopper. she did get a big adache. her bank discovered the check she deposited was a fake and closed her account. >> t
NBC
Jan 22, 2010 4:00pm EST
forcing him to return to america. the 76-year-old film director's legal team says he should be sentenced to time served after pleading guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old girl back in the late '70s. prosecutors insist that he appear in a los angeles courtroom. polanski spent 60 days in a swiss jail and is currently under house arrest in his luxurious vacation home there. >>> just ahead, at the click of a mouse -- >> wait until you see the new tool that's being used by folks aboard the international space station. theastinates. >>> plus, it captivated the eyes of millions. now this piece of history could be your piece. >>> and simple tips you can use to help save you a little extra cash. >>> astronauts are now staying connected to planet earth in a whole new way. they just got internet access. they asked twitter followers to ask them questions. >>> thain got time on their hands if they're tweeting, right? >> nothing but time. >> let's get the word on the weekend weather. veronica, we've got more changes coming in, but tomorrow is looking like the better half, right? >> i'm t
NBC
Jan 4, 2010 4:00pm EST
keep terrorists from yemen and 11 other nations off planes headed to america. >> napolitano says the frisking of some foreign passengers will continue, while her tsa and the cia and others try to figure out why a suspected terrorist who the government knew got on a plane with a bomb. i'm steve handlesman, news. jim? >> thank you. >> the tsa continues. investigating this weekend's security breach, a man entered one of the terminals by going through an exit lane and bypassing security. the terminal was evacuated and searched. travelers had to wait until the search was over, then everyone was screened again. the man was never found, but tsa official says he was spotted on surveillance tape leaving the airport 20 minutes after the incident. >> the five local men being held in pakistan say they are not terrorists. they were held on tightecurity nearly a month after they were arrested in east pakistan. one said their aim was to go to afghanistan to help fellow muslims but he denied having any links to al qaeda and denied any plans to carry out terrorist attacks in pakistan. the pakistani p
NBC
Jan 26, 2010 4:00pm EST
-husband and her body guards. >> nancy had the image of being america's sweetheart. she was very graceful. once she was attacked, there was no question that the american public was pulling for her. >> reporter: who knew it would get so much harder than this? pulling through that nightmare only to face this one. >> you couldn't ask for a nicer family. i mean, you've seen what the family has been through over the years. the ups and downs. >> reporter: for mark kerrigan, mostly downs. as nancy skated on and built a family, he was getting in trouble. he had a long criminal record, including assault and jailtime. and now this. nancy kerrigan was so strong in 1994, going on to win silver in the winter games. strength she'll need again with her brother behind bars and her father gone. >> that was jeff rosen reporting. the family released a statement saying their focus is on mourning their loss and horing his life and his many contributions. >>> there was a guilty plea in orlando yesterday from casey anthony, but not in the murder case. anthony is accused of murdering her daughter back i
NBC
Jan 12, 2010 4:00pm EST
that library of congress through april. it's the first map in chinese that shows the americas. it identifies the florida area as the land of flowers. and it references humped oxen, bison, as well as wild horses in north america. it's nicknamed the impossible black tulip of cartography because it was so hard to find. this is one of only two maps to be known in good condition. the library will create a digital image of the map to post online. so, jim, you were bornn the land of flowers. >> right. didn't see any citrus down there, though. >> i wouldn't have guessed that. the citrus is all ice today. >> yes. >> icy at least. veronica, is it going to warm up down there soon? >> yes, it will. here, too, for so much of the eastern portion of the nation. finally a warmup. keep in mind for florida, they've got a hard breeze warning once again for the overnight period. look outside. nice sunshine across the area. the sun sets today at 5:07. there's the kennedy center in the distance. getting to be later and later now, our sunset. 34, the current temperature. it's 34 at the i-95 area. baltim
NBC
Jan 29, 2010 4:00pm EST
the devastation they saw. and coming back it makes them realize ho fortunate we are here in america that we can treat a broken leg, we can sterilize an open wound. so it is very shocking for them to see all of the devastation. so coming up at 5:00, we'll tell you a story of what they saw down there, how they got around those obstacles and what they're doing back here in america to help out. >> quite a difference of what they have here and what they saw down there. thank you so much. see you at 5:00. pat, back to you. >>> there's much more ahead. new at 4:30, it was heart wrenching, emotional words from the parents of a virginia tech student whose remains were found on a farm. >>> plus, a grim discovery as the search for a missing lottery winner comes to a tragic end. >>> and banning cell phones behind the wheel and the shocking results i'vead asthma for 12 years. 6 years. i've had asthma forever. i never knew why my asthma symptoms kept coming back... ...kepcoming back... ...or that i could help prevent them ithe first place. the problem was that my controller medicine... ...was tat
NBC
Jan 19, 2010 4:00pm EST
discussion back to the equation. that's good for america. that's good for democracy. >> reporter: coakley's potential loss has democrats scrambling for a backup plan to keep health care reform alive. it includes having the house vote to accept the senate bill as-is before the winner of today's race is sworn in. it could be ten days at the earliest before any winner is seated. that is how long the state of massachusetts will have to receive and certify ballots from overseas. wendy? >> all right. thanks so much. >>> maryland governor martin o'malley has announced changes coming to the state budget. 44 government jobs will be cut and 200 untilled positions will remain vacant. there will also be ten furlough days for 67,000 state workers. and o'malley approved a 3% tuition hike for public colleges. he said his focus this year will be creating jobs to help the state climb out of the recession. >>> governor bob mcdonald says he will reopen virginia's rest stops by spring. last night he pledged that the 18 rest areas that were closed because of budget cuts will reopen in the next 87 days. he also
NBC
Jan 11, 2010 4:00pm EST
citizen patrol to stop a hard-to-control fleecing of america. lisa myers, nbc news, washington. >>> and that's news 4 at 4:00. news 4 at 5:00 starts right now. >>> three teenagers leave school five days ago and haven't been seen since. >> if you could talk to your daughter now, what would you tell her? >> i would say to her, you know, if i did anything wrong, forgive me. >> good afternoon. welcome to news 4 at 5:00. i'm wendy reiger. >> i'm jim handley. families fear the teens may be victims of gang activity. the three girls were last seen outside their middle school.
NBC
Jan 8, 2010 4:00pm EST
? >>> autism affects 1 in 100 children in america. new scientists are looking at new ways to detect the disease. brain with autism process things slower than other kids. that delay can be seen with brain imaging that detects magnetic field in the brain. the science has a long way to go, but it might become a standard way we diagnose autism. >>> food and drug administration officials will review the safety of three drugs used to treat anem anemia. the medications include procrit and others. a 2004 clinic trial had patients with kidney disease take the medications. those who took the drugs had double the rates of stroke versus patients who took a placebo. >>> if you're counting calories when eating out at restaurants, you may be eating more than you think. a new study out looks at popular chain restaurants around boston. researchers found that the calorie count in the food was actually 18% higher than listed. researchers also tested some frozen dietmeal meals. those were 8% higher in calories than what was stated on the labels. >>> still ahead on "news4 at 4," we'll tackle that jay le
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